Description of two new species of aquatic orbited mites (Family: Malaconothridae, Genus: Malaconothrus) Sohag, Egypt.
Two oribatid mite species belonging to the genus Malaconothrus, namely _Malaconothrus ramadani_ sp. n. and _Malaconothrus transversus_ sp. n., were described as two new species. They were collected from the roots of the floating aquatic plant, Eichhornia crassipes in River Nile, Girga city, Sohag Governorate, Egypt. The first species, _Malaconothrus ramadani_ sp. n., is clearly characterized by zigzag-like lateral margins ... Read more